Civil Society Organizations Call upon the EAC to incorporate the Paris Agreement Provisions in the revised Climate Change Policy and Proposed Regional Law

Climate change related factors rank highly as major threats confronting the East African Community (EAC) region, though its CO2 emission estimates is only 4.7 million tons per year by 2030 (EAC Vision 2050). These factors include warmer weather, environmental degradation, food insecurity in the wider region, and diseases outbreaks